Topographies of Gender in Middle High German Arthurian Romance

By Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand

© 2001 – Routledge

244 pages

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Hardback: 9780415930093
pub: 2001-01-29

About the Book

This book explores the metaphor of topography as a mechanism for the inscription of gender roles in Arthurian romance.


"Sterling-Hellenbrand's book is a brilliant revision of earlier, character-based notions of gender." -- Speculum

About the Author

Alexandria Sterling-Hellenbrand teaches at Goshen College.

About the Series

Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Medieval